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Congratulations To DC United On Winning The US Open Cup

Congratulations To DC United On Winning The US Open Cup

Soccer Section October 3, 2013 Comments Off on Congratulations To DC United On Winning The US Open Cup

I have bene fortunate enough to meet many of the top players and coaches in Major League Soccer. The nicest person I have met is D.C. United‘s Ben Olsen. He has endured three really

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Lukaku Stars As Everton Beat Newcastle 3-2

Lukaku Stars As Everton Beat Newcastle 3-2

Soccer Section October 1, 2013 Comments Off on Lukaku Stars As Everton Beat Newcastle 3-2

A stunning first-half performance by Everton, and striker Romelu Lukaku in particular, helped Everton beat Newcastle 3-2 on Monday and maintain thePremier League’s only unbeaten record. Everton started brightly, Lukaku putting the ball in

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Lionel Messi out for two to three weeks with another thigh problem

Lionel Messi out for two to three weeks with another thigh problem

Soccer Section September 30, 2013 Comments Off on Lionel Messi out for two to three weeks with another thigh problem

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi will be sidelined for two to three weeks with an injury to his right leg, ruling him out of Tuesday’s Champions League match at Celtic and two World Cup qualifiers for

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Playoff atmosphere At Gillette As Revs And Dynamo Draw 1-1

Playoff atmosphere At Gillette As Revs And Dynamo Draw 1-1

Soccer Section September 29, 2013 Comments Off on Playoff atmosphere At Gillette As Revs And Dynamo Draw 1-1

A season high crowd of 21,297 saw the New England Revolution draw with the Houston Dynamo. It was a result that did nothing for the Revs playoff hopes. With four games left New England

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Spanish Referee “Rested” After Awarding Controversial Real Madrid Penalty

Spanish Referee “Rested” After Awarding Controversial Real Madrid Penalty

Soccer Section September 27, 2013 Comments Off on Spanish Referee “Rested” After Awarding Controversial Real Madrid Penalty

Spain’s Refereeing Technical Committee (CTA) have temporarily relieved match official César Muñiz Fernández of his duties following his performance in last night’s league meeting between Elche and Real Madrid. Muñiz Fernández will not oversee

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Arsenal v Chelsea Highlights Capital One Cup Fourth Round Draw

Arsenal v Chelsea Highlights Capital One Cup Fourth Round Draw

Soccer Section September 26, 2013 Comments Off on Arsenal v Chelsea Highlights Capital One Cup Fourth Round Draw

Huge Capital clash in the Capital One Cup as Arsenal will host Chelsea in the stand-out tie of the fourth round of the Capital One Cup. The Gunners needed a penalty shoot-out to overcome

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Spurs, Man City and Chelsea Win In Capital One Action

Spurs, Man City and Chelsea Win In Capital One Action

Soccer Section September 25, 2013 Comments Off on Spurs, Man City and Chelsea Win In Capital One Action

There were no big surprises Tuesday night as the big guns in the Premier League entered the Capital One Cup. Spurs thumped Barclays Premier League rivals Aston Villa 4-0 with Jermain Defoe scoring twice

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Brendan Rodgers With Poor Choice Of Words To Describe Suarez Return

Brendan Rodgers With Poor Choice Of Words To Describe Suarez Return

Soccer Section September 24, 2013 Comments Off on Brendan Rodgers With Poor Choice Of Words To Describe Suarez Return

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez 10-match ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic on the arm is over and the controversial striker can make his long awaited return away to Manchester United on Wednesday in

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New England Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win

New England Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win

Soccer Section September 22, 2013 Comments Off on New England Keep Playoff Hopes Alive With Win

Not sure what Jay Heaps said at half-time, but after putting in their worst 45 minutes of the season the New England Revolution came from a goal down to beat D.C. United 2-1. Diego

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Swansea Stun Valenica In Spain And Spurs Win Easily In Europa League Action

Swansea Stun Valenica In Spain And Spurs Win Easily In Europa League Action

Soccer Section September 20, 2013 Comments Off on Swansea Stun Valenica In Spain And Spurs Win Easily In Europa League Action

Swansea City impressively thumped Valencia 3-0 in Spain on Thursday, while Tottenham Hotspur also got their Europa League campaign off to a winning start. Swansea’s Group A trip to the Mestalla was, on paper,

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Kaka Waives Wages While Injured

Kaka Waives Wages While Injured

Soccer Section September 18, 2013 Comments Off on Kaka Waives Wages While Injured

AC Milan has announced on its official website that Kaka will be out of action for a while after picking up an adductor problem in this weekend’s 2-2 Serie A draw against Torino. The

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Revs Going Cold At Wrong Time Of Season

Revs Going Cold At Wrong Time Of Season

Soccer Section September 16, 2013 Comments Off on Revs Going Cold At Wrong Time Of Season

Kelyn Rowe and Saer Sene scored first-half goals, but the New England Revolution could not hold the lead and lost 3-2 to the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park. With the loss, New England (10-11-7,

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Gareth Bale To Make Real Madrid Debut This Weekend

Gareth Bale To Make Real Madrid Debut This Weekend

Soccer Section September 14, 2013 Comments Off on Gareth Bale To Make Real Madrid Debut This Weekend

Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that the €100m man Gareth Bale will make his official Real Madrid debut in this weekend’s Liga match away against Villarreal. The former Paris Saint-Germain coach says Bale will play

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Juventus Give Vote Of Confidence To Antonio Conte

Juventus Give Vote Of Confidence To Antonio Conte

Soccer Section September 13, 2013 Comments Off on Juventus Give Vote Of Confidence To Antonio Conte

You would think that winning back to back titles would give Juventus coach Antonio Conte some sort of job security. But instead there have been rumours surrounding the Juve coach for months that he

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USA Heading To Brazil

USA Heading To Brazil

Soccer Section September 12, 2013 Comments Off on USA Heading To Brazil

The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, getting second-half goals from Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan on Tuesday night for the now traditional 2-0 home qualifying win over Mexico. Heading into

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Neymar Stars As Brazil Beat Portugal

Neymar Stars As Brazil Beat Portugal

Soccer Section September 11, 2013 Comments Off on Neymar Stars As Brazil Beat Portugal

Brasil’s Global Tour stopped off in Boston tonight as they beat Portugal 3-1 in front of 62,310 at Gillette Stadium. Luiz Felipe Scolari named a strong team with Neymar, Ramires, Thiago Silva, David Luiz

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Pictures From Brazil Practice at Gillette Stadium

Pictures From Brazil Practice at Gillette Stadium

Soccer Section September 10, 2013 Comments Off on Pictures From Brazil Practice at Gillette Stadium

Brazil are in Boston for tomorrow nights match against Portugal at Gillette Stadium and tonight’s practice was open to the media. I just could not turn down the opportunity to see the Samba Boys

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Revs Lose Big Divisional Game To Montreal 4-2

Revs Lose Big Divisional Game To Montreal 4-2

Soccer Section September 9, 2013 Comments Off on Revs Lose Big Divisional Game To Montreal 4-2

Heading into tonight’s match against Montreal Impact at Gillette, everything was set up perfectly for the Revolution. Chicago and Houston had lost and the Revolution had a chance to move into fourth place in

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Real Madrid Announce Record Revenues

Real Madrid Announce Record Revenues

Soccer Section September 8, 2013 Comments Off on Real Madrid Announce Record Revenues

The question of how eal Madrid could afford to spend €100m for Gareth Bake under Uefa’s financial play rules has been answered with the announcement that for the 2012-13 financial year, the Spanish side

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Baffling Decision By Man United As They Give Nani A New Five-Year Contract

Baffling Decision By Man United As They Give Nani A New Five-Year Contract

Soccer Section September 6, 2013 Comments Off on Baffling Decision By Man United As They Give Nani A New Five-Year Contract

I am stunned that Manchester United have given Nani a new five year contract with a pay raise! Nani had fallen out of favor with Fergie and United tried to sell him last summer

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